Research

Contribution of EDGE members to science. Check international peer-reviewed publications they participated in (PubMed indexed):

2020

Liver stiffness as a predictor of hepatocellular carcinoma behavior in patients with hepatitis C related liver cirrhosis.

2019

An international, multi-institution survey of the use of EUS in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions.
Analysis of Lamin B1, Vimentin and Anti-Ku86 as Prospective Biomarkers of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
Comment on “Incidence and efficacy of Stent Placement in Leak Management After Bariatric Surgery: an MBSAQIP Analysis”.
Diagnostic Efficacy of Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography in Differentiating Solid Pancreatic Lesions: A Single-Center Experience.
Egyptian recommendations for management of Helicobacter pylori infection: 2018 report.
Endoscopic ultrasound guided biliary drainage: a multicenter retrospective experience of a technique slowly gaining acceptance in Egypt.
Frequency and Implications of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and lymphocyte subsets in Egyptian patients with hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Occurrence/Recurrence after Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C in Egyptian Cohort: Single-Center Experience.
Increased frequency and FOXP3 expression of human CD8+CD25High+ T lymphocytes and its relation to CD4 regulatory T cells in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Interrelations of Apoptotic and Cellular Senescence Genes Methylation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Subtypes and Colorectal Carcinoma in Egyptians Patients.
Percutaneous radiofrequency versus microwave ablation for management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a randomized controlled trial.
Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy.
Role of the von Willebrand factor and the VITRO score as predictors for variceal bleeding in patients with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis.
Tolerability and effectiveness of generic direct-acting antiviral drugs in eradication of hepatitis C genotype 4 among Egyptian patients.

2018

A multi-institution consensus on how to perform EUS-guided biliary drainage for malignant biliary obstruction.
Acute Hepatitis Caused by Genotype 4 HCV Presenting with Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia.
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) elastography and strain ratio, could it help in differentiating malignant from benign pancreatic lesions?
Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography for Evaluation of Lymph Nodes: A Single Center Experience.
Enteral stents in the management of post-bariatric surgery leaks.
Gastroseal: A Novel Stent Design for the Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Leaks.
Laparoscopy in management of appendicitis in high-, middle-, and low-income countries: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study.
Large Bariatric-Specific Stents and Over-the-Scope Clips in the Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Leaks.

2017

Diagnosis and treatment in chronic pancreatitis: an international survey and case vignette study.
Endoscopic Management of Eroded Bands Following Banded-Gastric Bypass (with Video).
Endoscopic Variceal Ligation followed by Argon Plasma Coagulation Against Endoscopic Variceal Ligation Alone: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Real time endoscopic ultrasound elastography and strain ratio in the diagnosis of solid pancreatic lesions.
Role of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic-ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in endoscopic biopsy negative gastrointestinal lesions.
The buried stent: a rare complication of endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic necrosectomy using a lumen-apposing metal stent.
VAP score as a novel non-invasive liver fibrosis model in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
XRCC1 Gene Polymorphisms and miR-21 Expression in Patients with Colorectal Carcinoma.

2016

Acute mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus: A rare cause of haematemesis.
An Endoscopic Strategy Combining Mega Stents and Over-The-Scope Clips for the Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Leaks and Fistulas (with video).
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in periampullary diverticulum: The challenge of cannulation.
Galactin-3 and brain natriuretic peptide versus conventional echocardiography in the early detection of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy.
Small bowel intussusception induced by a jejunal gastrointestinal stromal cell tumor diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound.
The schistosome glutathione S-transferase P28GST, a unique helminth protein, prevents intestinal inflammation in experimental colitis through a Th2-type response with mucosal eosinophils.

2015

A rare cause of biliary colic.
A Study of VEGF Gene Polymorphism in Egyptian Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy.
Anaemia in Waldmann’s disease: A rare presentation of a rare disease.
Endoscopic ultrasound of isolated gastric corrosive stricture mimicking linitis plastica.
Incidence, causes, and outcomes of renal failure among cirrhotic patients.
Rapunzel syndrome.
Relation of interleukin-10 Promoter Polymorphisms to Adult Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in a Cohort of Egyptian Population.

2014

Circulating microRNA, miR-122 and miR-221 signature in Egyptian patients with chronic hepatitis C related hepatocellular carcinoma.
Endoscopic ultrasound in gastroenterology: from diagnosis to therapeutic implications.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledechoduodenostomy for palliative biliary drainage of obstructing pancreatic head mass.
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of inflammatory bowel diseases in Cairo, Egypt.
Human fascioliasis: a re-emerging disease in upper Egypt.
Nitazoxanide plus pegylated interferon and ribavirin in the treatment of genotype 4 chronic hepatitis C, a randomized controlled trial.
The efficacy of a Hansenula-derived 20 kDa pegylated interferon alpha-2a in the treatment of genotype 4 chronic hepatitis C.

2013

Combined endoscopic techniques for closure of a chronic post-surgical gastrocutaneous fistula: case report and review of the literature (with video).
Interictal electrocardiographic and echocardiographic changes in patients with generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

2011

Contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasonography (CE-EUS) findings in adrenal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma.
Two-stage single-volume exchange transfusion in severe hemolytic disease of the newborn.

2010

A randomized trial of endoscopic variceal ligation versus cyanoacrylate injection for treatment of bleeding junctional varices.
Is (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography meaningful for estimating the efficacy of corticosteroid therapy in patients with autoimmune pancreatitis?

2009

[Diagnosis of herpetic esophagitis in the immunocompetent subject by PCR (Herpès Consensus Générique-Argène). Report of six cases].
A 2-log drop in viral load at 1 month is the best predictor of sustained response in HCV patients with normal ALT: a kinetic prospective study.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledochoduodenostomy for treatment of ampullary cancer.

2008

Peroral transgastric/transduodenal necrosectomy: success in the treatment of infected pancreatic necrosis.